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on a handwritten ledger. the last three years, garcia has been paying the government 50 dollars a month of the postal service pension and money from cans he collects. >> we are paying too much interest. >> reporter: it bothers you. >> it brothers me because it makes no sense. >> reporter: sense is something garcia's wife of 59 years thinks her husband could use.you think he's crazy? [audio not understandable] >> reporter: call him crazy but there's an entire federal office bureau of public debt that collects money from hundreds of mr. garcias this office in west virginia was set up by president kennedy so citizens can pay down the national debt. this year alone, it's collected 7.7 million dollars in gifts about 90 million since it was established. but 90 million is not that much especially when you consider the federal deficit is 16 trillion and climbing. to retire the debt every american would have to pay 50,000 dollars. but garcia says you got to start somewhere. especially when washington won't. the partyson bicker -- partisanbickering bothered him since 1992 when he suggested a form
) in his unheattd garage, 85 year old ataaacio garcia is working toofix the fiical cliffa ((ats) one can at a time. (rrporter: how much money havv you sent the government?) a little bit over 3300 dollarss three thousand, one hundred, ninety seven dollars and 88 cents, to be exact. allltraaked on a lass three years,,garcia has been paying thh government 50 dollars a month of is postal service peesion and moneyyfrom cans he colleets. ww're paying absolutely too much inteeest. too much interest. (reporter: bothers me because it makes no sense. sense issssmethiig garcia's wife of 59 years thinks er husband could use. prazy?) ... locoo uh huh call entire feddral office, the collects money from hundrees --3 parkkrsbbrg, west virginia was set up by president kennedy ss citizens could pay down the national debtt this year alone, it's collectedd .7 million dolllrs inngifts, about 90 milllon since it was &pestablished. but 90 million isn't that much, especially pebt is 16 trillion and deraa - every ammrican would have tt pay 50-thousand dollars. but garcia says you gotta start somewhere, eepeci
remembered this morning as a great hero and tactician. as teresa garcia the general died yesterday at his home in tampa from complications related to pneumonia. >> reporter: general h. norman schwarzkopf received military acclaim as a war hero. he led the desert storm, a coalition of 30 countries that successfully drove forces out of saddam hussein's group. >> we're very proud to be able to do this. >> reporter: schwarzkopf was born in 134 in trenton, new jersey. he followed his father's footsteps to west point. in 1966 he volunteered to serve in vietnam. his name name was stormin' norman referring to his notoriously exploding temper. >> going around and little, is that why -- >> around, through, over the top, underneath, and any other way. >> reporter: desert storm topped his 34-year career. general bush awarded him ahmedal of freedom and he was welcomed back on american soil. the self-proclaimed political independent dismissed suggestions he run for office. he campaigned for former president george w. bush in 2000 but was ambivalent about the 2003 invasion of iraq. schwarzkopf retired t
unheated garage, 85-year-old garcia is working to fix the fiscal cliff. one can at a time. how much money have you sent the government? >> a little bit over $3,000. >> reporter: $3,197.88, to be exact. all tracked on a handwritten ledger. over the last three years, garcia has been paying the government $50 a month of his postal service pension and money from cans he collects. >> we're paying absolutely too much interest, too much interest. >> reporter: it really bothers you. >> it bothers me because it makes no sense. >> reporter: sense is something garcia's wife of 59 years thinks her husband could use. do you think he's crazy? [ speaking spanish ] >> uh-huh. >> reporter: call him crazy, but there's an entire federal office of bureau of public debt that collects money like garcia's. this office in west virginia was set up by president kennedy so citizens could pay down the national debt. this year alone, it's collected $7.7 million in gifts, about $90 million since it was established. but $90 million isn't that much, especially when you consider the federal deficit is $16 trillion and cl
in tampa, florida yesterday. teresa garcia has a look back at the general's life. >>> reporter: general h. norman schwartzkopf achieved military fame and international acclaim as a war hero. he commanded the u.s.-led operation desert storm a coalition of some 30 countries that successfully drove saddam saddam's forces out of kuwait in 1991. the ground war lasted just 100 hours. >> this is sand from the liberated beaches of kuwait is what this is. and we're very proud to be able to -- >> reporter: schwartzkopf was born in 1934 in trenton, new jersey. he followed his father's footsteps to west point. in 1966 he volunteered to serve in vietnam becoming a highly decorated combat soldier. his nickname was "stormin' norman," referring to his notoriously explosive temper. >> you're going around or over and is that why there's' little opposition. >> we'll go around, over, through, on top, under neat and any other way! >> reporter: desert storm topped his 34-year military career. president george h.w. bush award him the medal of freedom and the genoas given a hero's welcome back on u.s. soil. >> g
plenty of headlines this year. >> teresa garcia looks book at 2012. >> reporter: actress lindsay lohan tried to make a comeback in the role of liz taylor. but she ran into trouble be the law on -- with the law on both coasts in addition to slamming her porsche into the back of a truck in california, she was charged with hitting a woman in a new york nightclub. moore moore report -- demi moore reportedly suffered a breakdown in january over her split with ashton kutcher. tom cruise and katie holmes went through a break divorce. robert pattinson broke up with kristen stewart after she admitted to having a fling with you they were back together -- but they were back together for the premiere of the final brew see. fresh off playing cat woman in "the dark knight rises" she tied the knot with an actor. blake lively married ryan reynolds and jessica biel married justin timberlake. brad pitt popped the question to the mother of his six kids, angelina jolie. the biggest names in movies and music delivered a celebrity baby boom. reese witherspoon, drew barry more, jessica simpson adele and beyo
ledger. for the last three years garcia has been paying the government 50 dollars a month of the postal service pension and money he collects from cans. >> we are paying absolutely too much interest too much interest. >> it bothers you? >> it bothers me because it makes no sense. >> truth be told it should bother all of us. his daughter is collecting cans at work and her grandson drives him to friend houses to collect more cans and he knows his monthly money orders won't avert the cliff but it amounts to making a point and there's a point in all of this. everyone he says has to sacrifice if they want to get out of debt currently at 16.4 trillion dollars. >> it's great story and he says the country has given him so much and he he wants to give back. it's nice to see someone who is bothered and wants to do something about it. >> hopefully law mageers in d.c. will pay attention and do something like mr. garcia did. >> we will have to wait and see. >> one last check on the roads. >> yeah. so far so good. that will change tomorrow morning with snow on way. >> it always does. >> reporter: th
big differences in the leadership that they provided whether it was gwen chang or carlos garcia and now presently richard carranza. i would say again to my colleagues and the school board, it's been a real pleasure to work with people. we don't always agree. we don't necessarily think that we have to go in the same direction -- not the same direction, but for us to have our arguments and overall i always felt every single one of you have cared about what happens to students, have cared about our staff, and that because of the common ground we are able to work with leadership and the rest of the people that i just described to move us further along. i really, really appreciate the way we have been working for the -- at least the last four years, the last eight years, moving from one level to another. we're at the level where we can sit down and discuss and agree and come up with consensus. and you know something? that just does not happen on every school board. so we should all be proceed of that and i want to acknowledge matt haney for coming into this family of elected sch
and katie holmes getting divorced so many hollywood headlines this year. >> teresa garcia looks back at 2012. >> reporter: actress lindsay lohan tried to make a comeback in the role of liz taylor. but she ran into trouble with the law on both coasts in addition to slamming her porsche into the back of a truck in santa monica, she was charged with hitting a woman in a new york nightclub. >>> demi moore reportedly suffered a breakdown in january following her split be ashton kutcher. who's now dating a younger actress mila kunis. tom cruise and katie holmes went through a quick divorce. twilight light co-stars robert pattinson broke up with kristen stewart but they were back together for the premiere of the final pricey. anne hathaway walked down the aisle in 2012 fresh off playing cat woman in "the dark knight rises" she tied the knot. blake lively married ryan reynolds and jessica biel married justin timberlake. brad hit finally popped the question to the mother of his six kids angelina jolie. his exjennifer aniston also got engaged. some of biggest names in music and movies delivered a baby
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)